USA Travels

Grand Canyon South Rim – worth visiting a couple of times
Monument Valley – an out of this world view
Big John’s Texas BBQ Page Arizona – best meal I had in Page, though that is not saying much
Antelope Canyon Page Arizona – a slot canyon that may be worth your time depending on the kind of traveler you are

Royal Hawaiian Hotel Review – my favorite hotel in Oahu
The 5 Best Things I Ate in Hawaii – Oahu has so many great places to eat, it was hard just picking five.

Nickerson State Park Cape Cod – camping in Cape Cod
Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Shack – best fried clam roll strip ever
Cape Cod Seafood Shacks – a rundown of the most famous of the Cape Cod Seafood Shacks

November 2013 Road Trip and Vegas
In-N-Out Burger Las Vegas – why can’t all fast food burgers taste like this?

Bouchon Bakery – my favorite macaroon
Shake Shack – fried portobello mushroom burger stuffed with cheese
Daisy May BBQ – Kanas City Sweet & Sticky Ribs, Oklahoma Jumbo Beef Rib, Sweet Tea
Carve Sandwiches – Jumbo sandwiches in the heart of Times Square. Favorites: Thanksgiving on a roll & Fourth of July Picnic
Cabana Forest Hills – churrasco, maduros, rice and beans, and a white sangria is my usual order
Ayada Thai – my favorite fried fish topped with a sweet, sour, and spicy mango sauce
Grand Sichuan Eastern Midtown East – my favorite spicy chicken and spicy Dan Dan noodles
Per Se NYC – the restaurant that started my journey into fine dining
Eleven Madison Park – the restaurant with the prettiest food, also where I learned that fine dining is not synonymous with delicious food
Rose Water Restaurant Park Slope – very thoughtful and tasty brunch dishes
Hunan House Flushing – classic Hunan cuisine with very good service
Peter Luger’s – out of this word bacon, tasty steak, ho-hum service
5 Hour Food Crawl NYC – mostly focused on Chelsea Market/Highline area
A Jackson Heights Food Tour – authentic Columbian, Mexican, Himalayan, Thai all within a 4 block radius
Smorgasburg at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 5 – beautiful views with tons of delicious food options on a Sunday

Zion National Park – spectacular views